Real Wedding: Craig and Helen’s Christmas Wedding at Low Wood Bay

Another winter wedding tale from Low Wood Bay. Craig and Helen Smart tied the knot in December, but we will let them introduce themselves and tell us about their romantic proposal and sparkly Christmas wedding. Continue reading “Real Wedding: Craig and Helen’s Christmas Wedding at Low Wood Bay”

Cumbrian Christmas Cheeseboard at Waterhead

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the kitchen at Waterhead as Head Chef Nick makes the final preparations for festive banqueting. With rich pickings of produce from a range of local suppliers, Nick invited Barry Carr from The Cheese Larder in Kendal to help select a fabulous Cumbrian Christmas Cheeseboard. We think you will love their final choice … Continue reading “Cumbrian Christmas Cheeseboard at Waterhead”

8 Christmas Gifts Ideas that Don’t Cost the Earth

Looking for something different to give this Christmas? We know how difficult it can be to give a really special gift, especially ones that Don’t Cost the Earth. Here’s some inspiration…
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Turkey Again for Christmas? Try These International Favourites…

By popular demand, the Chefs of English Lakes will be serving up hundreds of platters of succulent turkey with all the trimmings this Christmas. It’s reckoned that the British nation consumes around 10 million turkeys at this time each year. Why is this country gobbling so many of these big birds and where did the tradition come from? Continue reading “Turkey Again for Christmas? Try These International Favourites…”

Five Reasons to Consider a Fabulous Festive Wedding

Candles, berry lips, family traditions, party dresses, silver frost, roaring fires, furs and wraps, rosy complexions, sparkle and glitter – all words that we associate with the winter season and Christmas in particular. Combine that with your wedding vows surrounded by friends and family, and you have something very special indeed. Continue reading “Five Reasons to Consider a Fabulous Festive Wedding”

From a Ski Lift to Christmas and Conferences at Low Wood Bay

The Ellebye family – Lars, Theresia and their children David and Rachel, have been regular guests at Low Wood Bay for seven years. They love Christmas in the Lakes and have even brought executives from the pharmaceutical industry in Denmark over for a conference at the hotel. Continue reading “From a Ski Lift to Christmas and Conferences at Low Wood Bay”

Diet Challenge – ’50 by 50′ Part 3

Recently, Sandra Gibson, Low Wood Club, started her journey to lose 50 lbs before she was 50. In her next update, she shares with us her results over Christmas and January.

Three Gym sessions each week!

elhedit-11So, I got off to a better-than-expected start – 3 gym sessions a week as part of the 6 week Boot Camp with a range of new exercises tried and 8lbs in weight lost within the first couple of weeks. Now a short break loomed followed by Christmas and the inevitable temptations that are part and parcel of that time of the year.

I’ve got to confess I was nervous and wondered if I had the discipline to keep the diet and exercise going without someone standing at my shoulder keeping me on track! Continue reading “Diet Challenge – ’50 by 50′ Part 3”